Cabo Verde Food Poisoning

Over 250 cases of Shigellosis have been reported from travelers returning from Cabo Verde, since 2022. Hotel Riu is the most frequently mentioned brand name, and the most commonly mentioned symptoms are nausea and diarrhea

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Cabo Verde


Sol Dunas - All Inclusive, Cabo Verde

4 days ago reported by user-xyztf815

Suspected food poisoning. Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Fever, Stomach Pain, Cramps, Chills, Headache
Suspected source: Not sure been abroad though
Onset: Not sure
Duration: Several days
Additional information: I was there for 2 weeks. Luckily it began the day I was flying home. Started with feeling generally unwell … See More
and chills. Progressed over time to 4 days later. Head aches, severe chills, stomach cramps, tender tummy, diarrhoea, dizziness, can hardly walk just keeps getting worse not better. Been docs and they have confirmed iv got gastroenteritis. I got it abroad at sal dunas we didn't eat anywhere else or drink anywhere else  | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Fever, Stomach Pain, Cramps, Chills, Headache, Dizziness
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#allinclusive #sal #cv #gastroenteritis


Sol Dunas - All Inclusive, Cape Verde

2 weeks ago reported by user-pknw1224

After 3 days in the hotel I started with severe stomach cramps and a very severe diarrhea that I had never had before. I have only eaten at the hotel's Spices restaurant and once at the Aqua (also at the hotel). I have a fever and cramps … See More
and I don't retain any fluids (my stools are already completely liquid and transparent). I am convinced that this is something I picked up at the hotel, since I didn't go out at all.  | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Fever, Cramps
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#allinclusive #sal #cv

I ate a vegetable curry with chips, rice & a side salad. I started feeling ill within half an hour, then spent all night vomiting.  | Symptoms: Vomiting

#santamaria #sal #cv #chips #rice #salad #vegetable



I hope you’re okay, I ate some pork, big mistake! 7 days of I’ll health. I never saw anyone checking temperatures on the buffet food, I told the manager this and he couldn’t careless. I will never, ever recommend Hotel RIU to anyone they really don’t care, they are only interested in how many people are on site. No responsibility, not interested


Pizza, Linha D'água, Praia, Cape Verde

3 months ago reported by user-cvvxt282

Suspected food poisoning. Symptoms: Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, headache
Suspected source: Pizza
Onset: Less than 4 hours
Duration: 4 to 12 hours
Sick: 2 people
Additional information: An actually nice beach bar on the beach. After the vegetarian pizza, severe vomiting and diarrhea a short time … See More
later. My husband too a short time later. 2-3 days  | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Stomach Pain
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#praia #praia #cv #pizza #vegetarian


Hotel RIU Karamboa, Praia de Boca Salina (Rabil), Cabo Verde

3 months ago reported by user-trrw7432

I’m here now, with 24hrs I was feeling sick I’ve now been here 48hrs, I have liquid faeces, stomach pains, severe nausea and an extreme feeling of being unwell. I have zero energy to do anything.. I’ve only been here on the island, there is raw food … See More
and incorrectly temperature stored food on the buffets.  | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Stomach Pain
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#hotelriu #raw #undercooked #praiadebocasalinarabil #boavista #cv

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